The purpose of Altar Servers is to enhance the sense of worship through assisting the people of God, including the Presider, who make up Christ’s Church on earth. Students from grade 5 and higher assist at weekend and Holy Day Masses. School students also assist for Friday school Masses. Ongoing training is provided and parents are asked to assist in laundering the servers’ robes. Students should show respect for sacred items and others, reverence, prayerfulness and responsibility in carrying out duties or securing a substitute.
Helpful Attributes: Reverence, prayerfulness, respect for sacred vessels, responsibility.
Time Commitment: New servers attend 3 training sessions. Students serve about every 1-3 weeks.